Chapter 9. Non-CRT Pacing in the Failing Heart: Limiting Ventricular Pacing and Searching for Alternate Pacing Sites

  1. Kenneth A. Ellenbogen MD2 and
  2. Angelo Auricchio MD, PhD Director3
  1. C. W. Israel MD

Published Online: 26 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303452.ch9

Pacing to Support the Failing Heart

Pacing to Support the Failing Heart

How to Cite

Israel, C. W. (2008) Non-CRT Pacing in the Failing Heart: Limiting Ventricular Pacing and Searching for Alternate Pacing Sites, in Pacing to Support the Failing Heart (eds K. A. Ellenbogen and A. Auricchio), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303452.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Kontos Professor of Cardiology, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, USA

  2. 3

    Heart Failure Service, Fondazione Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. Dept. of Cardiology - Div. of Clinical Electrophysiology, J. W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 DEC 2008

Book Series:

  1. The AHA Clinical Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Elliott Antman

Series Editor Information

  1. Samuel A. Levine Cardiac Unit, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405175340

Online ISBN: 9781444303452

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Keywords:

  • Left bundle branch block (LBBB) in patients with congestive heart failure;
  • non-CRT pacing in heart failure;
  • single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT);
  • hemodynamic deterioration due to right ventricular pacing;
  • echocardiographic evidence of adverse effects of right ventricular pacing;
  • atrial single-chamber pacing mode;
  • His and Parahisian pacing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Key Points

  • Introduction

  • Limitation of right ventricular pacing in patients with heart failure: Evidence for adverse effects

  • How to avoid unnecessary right ventricular pacing

  • I° AV block in patients with heart failure

  • Right ventricular pacing sites

  • Conclusions

  • References